Vermont

Lincoln, a 3-year-old Nubian goat, is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the small Vermont town of Fair Haven.
Robert Layman/The Rutland Herald via AP
March 07, 2019 - 3:33 pm
FAIR HAVEN, Vt. (AP) — A 3-year-old Nubian goat named Lincoln is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the Vermont town of Fair Haven. The nanny goat was chosen this week by townspeople for the one-year post at the community's Town Meeting Day. Lincoln takes office Tuesday. The ballot of...
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Friend time in the ski lift
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
January 18, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Caution: Embarking on a path to family snow sports zealotry will be expensive. But it does provide a lifetime sport to be enjoyed by you, your kids and, eventually, theirs. You'll make new friends and find weekend getaways and vacations that shrug off the stress of a...
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Everett Simpson
Upper Darby Police Department
Shara Dae Howard
January 07, 2019 - 11:09 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man wanted for sexual assault in the state of Vermont is now in the custody of the Upper Darby Police following a high-speed police chase that ended in a fiery crash. The FBI issued a bulletin saying Everett Simpson had kidnapped a woman and her child, and had...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks about his new book, 'Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance' in Washington. Sanders is poised to become a dominant force in the Democratic Party’s next presidential primary election should he run.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
December 03, 2018 - 10:32 am
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — An insurgent underdog no more, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is laying the groundwork to launch a bigger presidential campaign than his first, as advisers predict he would open the 2020 Democratic presidential primary season as a political...
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She's 33 and the future of the butter business
CNN
November 21, 2018 - 11:11 am
By Channon Hodge (CNN) -- Amid the farm houses and barns dotting the Mad River Valley area of rural Vermont, five miles north of Sugarbush ski resort, Marisa Mauro is making butter. About 700 pounds of it every week. While she and her assistant pack up golden bricks of butter, they can stare out at...
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Jay Peak Resort in Jay, Vermont
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 15, 2018 - 7:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thanksgiving on the ski trail has become a tradition for some early-bird snow hounds. Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio Whether it's a four-day holiday or a week on the slopes, an eight-hour drive gets you into Canadian snow country, and even less to reach some favorite New...
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Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, a transgender woman and former electric company executive, applauds with her supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vt., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
AP Photo/Charles Krupa
August 15, 2018 - 7:58 am
By Wilson Ring, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A former Vermont utility executive on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate from a major political party to be nominated for governor, and she'll face the Republican incumbent, who survived a bitter backlash from his base over gun...
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Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to supporters after winning the Democratic nomination for Attorney General during his primary party at Nomad World Pub, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis.
Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP
August 15, 2018 - 6:57 am
By Steve Peoples and Kyle Potter, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump. In Vermont,...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
June 06, 2018 - 10:55 am
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal school safety commission set up after the deadly shooting at a Florida high school will not examine the role of guns in school violence, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday. DeVos' testimony to a Senate subcommittee came...
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Ethan Sonneborn is an eighth-grader who loves basketball, fishing and writing.
CNN / Ethan Sonneborn
March 30, 2018 - 3:58 pm
By Marlena Baldacci (CNN) -- Ethan Sonneborn is an eighth grader who loves basketball, fishing and writing. He also wants to be governor of Vermont. Not when he grows up, but now. And thanks to the fact that there are no state laws that require gubernatorial candidates to be a certain age, Ethan is...
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